Tag: Research

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Selects Six Sites for Unmanned Aircraft Research

After a rigorous 10-month selection process involving 25 proposals from 24 states, the Federal Aviation Administration has chosen six unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) research and test site operators across the country. In selecting the six test site operators, the FAA

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Knowing Your Numbers-How to Develop Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company

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If you’ve followed the last few Premium Posts, then you know that I’ve been working through the “Knowing Your Numbers” series of posts, describing how to use Metrics in your professional land surveying business. To date, I’ve written Knowing Your Numbers-Business

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Knowing Your Numbers-Project Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company

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In earlier Premium Posts, I wrote Knowing Your Numbers-Business Metrics for Your Land Surveying Company, an article on which business metrics you can use to run your land surveying business, and Knowing Your Numbers-How To Measure Your Success, an article on

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Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup September 25, 2011

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Updates & Upgrades In this week’s Professional Land Surveyor Weekly Roundup, I want to explain a few site upgrades in addition to this week’s summary. If you are a regular visitor here, you’ve no doubt noticed a new look. You

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ClearEdge3D Wins Prestigious National Science Foundation Grant for Automated Feature Extraction Research

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Funding will greatly improve the company’s feature extraction technology; goal is to virtually eliminate manual modeling of facilities, buildings and entire cities Herndon, Virginia — September 21, 2011 — ClearEdge3D today announced that it has won a research grant from

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Esri Opens Software Research and Development Center in China

Redlands, California—Esri has established a research and development (R&D) center in Beijing, China. The center will provide geographic information system (GIS) software development to support China’s many growing industries. Using ArcGIS, Esri’s Chinese software engineers will be developing core technologies for

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Knowing Your Numbers-Land Surveying Field Metrics for Success

A while back, I wrote Knowing Your Numbers-How To Measure Your Success, an article on the importance of developing your own set of metrics and benchmarks to accurately measure your success, or failure, which is something we all need to understand. In

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Knowing Your Numbers-How To Measure Your Success

Know your numbers to measure your success. We all need to know our numbers, but do you know what numbers are important for your success? The metrics and benchmarks to accurately measure our success, or failure, is something we all

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5 Research Tips for the Professional Land Surveyor

The many steps in performing a professional land survey each come together to complete a survey with many opportunities to achieve success, or suffer failure. Research, field reconnaissance, field surveying, office computations, boundary analysis and plan preparation each rely upon

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